The best recovery smoothie

More than anything I love a great workout.  One where your legs are trembling the whole way through but you keep going anyway.  Yesterday I was lucky enough to get one of those in.  For me they don’t happen enough.  Needless to say I knew I needed a great recovery drink and I made one that really did the trick.  I know because today I feel great and would normally be hobbling around the house cursing under my breath.  Maca really does the trick I’m telling you…you must give it a try.

My Recovery Smoothie

  • 1 1/2 bananas
  • 2 tsp cocoa
  • 1 tbsp hemp protein
  • 1 tsp vanilla rice protein
  • 1 tbsp maca
  • handful of ice
  • coconut milk

Whiz everything in your magic bullet!  Feel great the next day!

This smoothie was so thick and dessert like it felt like a treat.  What is your favorite recovery smoothie/meal?


Peachy Carob Smoothie

To make room for a photo of this morning’s breakfast creation I had to purge some photos from my iPhone.  With well over 300 photos and videos taking up space it was time to clean house.  I hate it when this happens.  The photos are all saved on my computer but it still breaks my heart to delete photos of Lennox.  Scrolling to the top, I always delete the oldest first – it’s become my ritual.  Seeing how much the little guy has grown in such a short time makes me more sad and just plain proud. That little boy has grown from a little speck in my tummy to a speed crawler –  gosh – that still amazes me.  Now someone remind me why I chose to get the 16gb and not the 32gb iPhone.  I woulda had much more space to keep those precious snapshots of my little monkey.  When this phone dies, I’m goin’ big on the next one!


Peachy Carob Smoothie

1 1/2 handfuls of frozen peaches (such scientific measurement I know)

1/2 banana

1 tsp chlorella

1 tsp maca

2 Tbsp raw organic carob powder

1 cup coconut water (just guessing, I didn’t measure)

Raw cacao nibs to sprinkle on top

Directions:Whizz in blender till peach chunks are gone.  Pour into a fancy glass and sprinkle with cacao nibs.  Drink some and go back for more cacao nibs.  Repeat.

Read about the benefits of raw carob powder here.

Read about the benefits of chlorella here.

Read about the benefits of maca here.

Read about the benefits of raw cacao nibs here.